With the majority of people at the Women against the Machine event, presented by Women Organizing Women (WOW), being focused on Chicago's educational system, news that the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) PAC-Legislative committee and Executive Committee's endorsed Patr
With everything from a smoldering to a fire and brimstone kind of rage in the core of their beings, 16 women running for Chicago Aldermanic seats participated in Women Against the Machine at Jane Addams Hull House, 800 S. Halsted, Sat., Jan. 10.
Despite the cold temperatures outside, inside there was some heat generated as the Wicker Park Committee's Forum for the 1st and 2nd Ward Aldermanic Candidates in the Wicker Park Lutheran Church, corner of Hoyne and LeMoyne, Wednesday evening, enlightened attendees.
Wicker Park’s Boo-Palooza, with weather predicted to be outstanding, could break all attendance records on Sat., Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The entire park, 1425 N. Damen, will be filled with activity tables, parades, educational experiences and performances.
Halloween spirits are restlessly awaiting Boo-Palooza's return to Wicker Park, Sat., Oct. 25, bringing with it numerous new activities, performances and learning experiences. Boo-Palooza 2014 will feature 60 organizations working together to present a memorable event for all ages in Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen Ave.
Governor Pat Quinn was on hand for the 45th Annual Chicago PRIDE Parade on June 29, which passed hundreds of thousands of cheering people lining the route starting at Montrose and Broadway and winding its way southeast through Uptown and Lakeview, ending at Diversey and Sheridan.
Cops from the 12th and 14th Districts of the Chicago Police Department (CPD) were caught soliciting from on top of buildings and a paddy wagon as well as in the middle of streets on Friday morning along Madison and Fullerton Avenues.
Nancy Fritz, Ann O'Brien and P.J. Mills are three artists whose works are currently on display in ARC Gallery, 2156 N. Damen, in Bucktown. Though there is no overall theme to the show, Ann O'Brien points out the coincidental use of squares and bright colors unify the entire space. Be sure to stop by before it closes on Feb. 1.
Organized by the Wicker Park Advisory Council (WPAC), a cast of more than 400 volunteers, from in and out of the neighborhood and state, under the direction of Doug Wood, WPAC program coordinator. They put up and took down environments and a long list of activities in the park on a chilly, windy day.
Amid a pack of costumed dogs as well as their "mummies" and "dude" dads, Madison Pereira and Louie Sevastidis from Melbourne, Australia, were having magnificent experiences, during Wicker Park's Boo-Palooza last Saturday.
The 7th annual Do-Division Street Fest and Sidewalk Sale from May 31st thru June 2nd, took a hit in the pocket this year due to the weather. Gate revenues are believed to be about half of last year, according to Kara Salgado, the Executive Director of the West Town Chamber of Commerce, who heads up the event.